Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thank you…in Bob Marley’s own words…

On this day of Thanksgiving, I wish to share yet another little known Bob Marley original song from the early days. If you really pay attention to Bob’s words not only is this a wonderful song and rather meaningful, but … Continue reading

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“Effects of the Financial Crisis and Great Recession on American Households”

I am going to quote a few salient points and then provide a link to this post from the Economist’s view, which presents  some rather sobering statistics regarding the economic downturn and how it has affected American households…. “According to … Continue reading

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Why Vintage charts for California are worthless…

I came across this great post by W. Blake Gray at The Gray Market Report and had to share it….I totally agree with Mr. Gray’s premise that vintage charts for California wines are worthless, given that grapes seem to ripen … Continue reading

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Eradus Wines from the Awatere Valley coming to Rad Grapes

It’s good to have friends, especially during these hard times…it can make a lot easier. Rad Grapes has sold some New Zealand wines before, actually we have represented several labels in NY, like Griffin, Piko and Lamont, but it has … Continue reading

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Wine Pairing dinner at Velo

For all those who live locally in the tri-state area, heads up….there is a Rad Grapes wine event open to the public coming up in two weeks. I will be hosting a wine dinner with Anthony DeVanzo, the chef/owner of … Continue reading

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